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the future of technology with live reports from the moscone center coming up. >> nasa will fly a special aircraft over parts of the bay area today and tomorrow to learn more about our air pollution. it will be as low as 1,000 feet to collect air quality data as part of a central california study that helps improve forecasting air pollution. the airport will fly over interstate 680 and the bay area air quality district contributed $28,000 and provided technical staff to help with the project. if you see it, it is not a u.f.o. but is analyzing the air. >> thatch you -- thank you for putting me mind at ease. >> now, how about the weather this afternoon? >> we may be a few degrees warmer today and tomorrow as the warmth rises. the high pressure shows a little bit of a cold front to the north and that will bypass us to the not and caught in have any affect on our weather as it moves into the rocky mountains. this only, it is cooler than yesterday, and calmer. there is fog in the north bay valley. we are at 36 inland and low 40's around the bay and coast with a beautiful sunrise. by noon, warm
and wreath laying. members of the family, friends and nasa officials were on hand. i had an opportunity to sit down and talk with commander rick husband's widow. the past ten years have been anything but easy. ". >> reporter: "colombia" was 200,000 feet up when the spacecraft began to fall apart. unknown to nasa and the team, the shuttle had been damaged. a chunk of foam had come off in liftoff and punctured the wing. at the command center, rick husband's widow was thinking the worse. >> i was thinking is that it? is that the end of rick's life. >> reporter: seven sastronauts died that morning leaving behind family and friends. in an instance, she was a single mom with two young children, and without rick, it was hard. >> god created families to have a mom and dad. and so when rick left, he was a great dad. an amazing man. it was challenging to raise them as a single mom. >> reporter: there has been healing evelyn says, but it is not done. >> it is a lifelong process. i don't think that pain ever completely goes away, and perhaps the greatest memorial to "colombia" sits across the water
already gone off into private consulting on flight safety because i was tired of the way nasa was decaying. but people who were still there told me they wished they had the warning. if they had ten days warning, early in the flight, had seen the hole in the wing. that would have mobilized all their energies and the whole country's and the world's energies. they would have tried to find ways to macgyver the wing and find something on board to stick in the whole. they had to find ways to get the other ship that was being canted down into space sooner. and if they didn't have enough air on board, they would have found ways to get other rockets from other countries. and there were some available, to throw fly canisters up into space where the shuttle could have chased them down and grabbed them before the shuttle's own power ran out. those things might have happened. in hindsight, the accident investigation board looked at them and couldn't really figure out any way that was surely going to work. but they would have tried. >> yeah. >> well, a story that surrounds american heros who were lost d
and microsoft is eager to open a new nasa develop a facility at our expense and loss. one of the most important parts of this legislation as i mentioned is that we are using fees from the newly expanded h-1b1 visas and green cards difference to initiative on standard this will keep america at the cutting edge of science and technology and fuel economic growth for this country and generations to come. while each of the co-authors of this legislation have a substantial contribution, i'm especially grateful to senator hatch of utah for his leadership of senator hatch, which itself a little bit more about this legislation? >> thank you, mr. koontz. >> senator from utah. >> i want to thank you, senator coons and senator klobuchar and senator rubio here as you can see, it's a real pleasure to work with these three partners. and others as well that will remain here before we're through here today. i particularly want to thank you for the overview you have given on this bill. it's been a real pleasure for me to work with you three very innovative leaders in the sena senate. but as a number of you have
in various countries around the world. today, nasa wants you to look to the skies and remember that our attempt to conquer space, while wondrous and limitless, has caught this country 24 space pioneers. >> pilot william mccool, and mission specialist michael anderson. >> it was ten years ago today the nation lost seven of them when "columbia" broke apart during re-entry. in 1986, another seven astronauts died when "the challenger" space shuttle exploded after takeoff. and back in 1967, three astronauts died while training for the apollo one mission. a fire ignited inside a command module during the training. so today, nasa held a wreath laying ceremony in honor of the fallen, which also includes seven astronauts and test pilots who died in training. ♪ >> today is the day of remembrance. we remember the astronauts who took the daring step of accepting the challenge of space flight. and for the "columbia" crew, their mission was a fulfillment of their dreams. to have an adventure. >> the sorrow and impact of the tragedy of all of our families has been extreme. but just as a forest fire
-entry killing all five crew members over eastern texas. during a teleconference with nasa, a group of high school science students in texas recalled what they saw and what they heard. >> i actually still remember the day. i was getting ready to go to a game, and we were waiting and we about to leave until we heard this loud noise. >> there will be a wreath laying ceremony at kennedy space center where hundreds of people gathered in 2003 for the landing that never happened. >>> an emergency landing for a passenger plane after the pilot passed out in the cockpit. the alaska airlines flight landed safely in portland after the first officer was forced to take over because the pilot was unconscious. the plane was on its way from los angeles to seattle when diverted. 116 people were onboard at the time. no word on what caused the pilot to pass out. >>> medical researchers are telling doctors it is time to warn young patients about dangers found in energy drinks. pediatricians estimate 35% of american teens and adolescents drink the caffeinated beverages. the drinks are not fda regulated can caus
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